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Multiple Origins for the Surname Hils


German


Hils Early Origins



The surname Hils was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Hils Spelling Variations


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Hils Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hils, Hilz, Hils, Hiltz, Hiltprandt, Hitz and many more.

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Hils Early History


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Hils Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hils research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1806 and 1825 are included under the topic Early Hils History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hils Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hils Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hils Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hils Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maria Magdalena Hils, aged 35, landed in America in 1855
  • Conrad Hils, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1856

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Hils Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Hils Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hils Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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